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Christine Blasey Ford, Brett Kavanaugh forcing sexual assault reckoning
Kirsten Powers, Opinion columnist Published 4:00 a.m. ET Oct. 2, 2018
sexual_assault  '80s  women 
october 2018 by jerryking
Mayim Bialik: Being a Feminist in Harvey Weinstein’s World
OCT. 13, 2017 | The New York Times | By MAYIM BIALIK, cast member of “The Big Bang Theory”.

..Mayim Bialik decided that her sexual self is best reserved for private situations with those she was most intimate with. She dresses modestly. She doesn’t act flirtatiously with men as a policy.........we can change our culture, but it won’t be something that happens overnight. We live in a society that has treated women as disposable playmates for far longer than Mr. Weinstein has been meeting ingénues in luxury hotel rooms.

One major bright spot: We are seeing more women taking on prominent roles behind the camera. .......work hard to encourage young women to cultivate the parts of themselves that may not garner them money and fame. If you are beautiful and sexy, terrific. But having others celebrate your physical beauty is not the way to lead a meaningful life.

And if — like me — you’re not a perfect 10, know that there are people out there who will find you stunning, irresistible and worthy of attention, respect and love. The best part is you don’t have to go to a hotel room or a casting couch to find them.
nonstandard  actors  Hollywood  Harvey_Weinstein  feminism  women  sexual_assault  inspiration 
october 2017 by jerryking
As Germany Welcomes Migrants, Sexual Attacks in Cologne Point to a New Reality - The New York Times
By ALISON SMALE JAN. 14, 2016

In early December, the Cologne police made their New Year’s Eve preparations. Drawing on the previous year’s experience, they identified their biggest worry as pickpocketing and fireworks among the crowds. So they increased their holiday deployment, to 142 from 88, ...As 2016 neared on Dec. 31, however, some 1,500 men, including some newly arrived asylum seekers and many other immigrants, had instead assembled around Cologne’s train station. Drunk and dismissive of the police, they took advantage of an overwhelmed force to sexually assault and rob hundreds of people, according to police reports, shocking Germany and stoking anxieties over absorbing refugees across Europe....police reports and the testimony of officials and victims suggest that the officers failed to anticipate the new realities of a Germany that is now host to up to a million asylum seekers, most from war-torn Muslim countries unfamiliar with its culture. Working from outdated expectations, the police made a series of miscalculations that, officials acknowledge, allowed the situation to deteriorate. At the same time, both the police and victims say, it was not a situation any of them had encountered before. This was new terrain for all....But the commanding officer at the scene declined an offer of more than 80 reinforcements, who could have been in Cologne in an hour, according to Bernd Heinen, a senior police official, who criticized the commander for failing throughout the night to look ahead and anticipate a worsening situation....
sexual_assault  Germany  migrants  refugees  outdated  assumptions  forward_looking  preparation  miscalculations  anticipating  policing  asylum 
january 2016 by jerryking
Is Uber finally growing up? - The Globe and Mail
NEW DELHI — Special to The Globe and Mail
Published Thursday, Dec. 11 2014
Uber  India  sexual_assault  taxis  ride_sharing  sharing_economy 
december 2014 by jerryking
Uber Under Attack Around the Globe - WSJ
By JOANNA SUGDEN, ADITI MALHOTRA and DOUGLAS MACMILLAN
Updated Dec. 9, 2014
sexual_assault  Uber  India 
december 2014 by jerryking
Jian Ghomeshi charged with four counts of sexual assault - The Globe and Mail
JILL MAHONEY AND JAMES BRADSHAW
The Globe and Mail
Published Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014
sexual_assault  Jian_Ghomeshi  CBC_Radio  CBC  celebrities 
november 2014 by jerryking
Behind the CBC’s decision to fire Jian Ghomeshi - The Globe and Mail
JAMES BRADSHAW AND GREG MCARTHUR
The Globe and Mail
Published Friday, Oct. 31 2014
Jian_Ghomeshi  CBC  scandals  sexuality  sexual_assault  firings  Q  sexual_consent 
november 2014 by jerryking
A farewell to India: false miracles and true inspiration - The Globe and Mail
STEPHANIE NOLEN

DANAPUR, INDIA — The Globe and Mail

Last updated Saturday, Aug. 10 2013,

Poonam carries on. “Girls like us, if we take the opportunity given to us, we can become educated and get those jobs as teachers and nurses. It all depends on what you do with the chance you’re given. It used to be only for those others. Now, we also have that opportunity, if we take it. What used to be possible only for them is possible for us also.”
Stephanie_Nolen  India  women  Dalits  gender_gap  sexual_assault  sexual_harassment  caste_systems 
august 2013 by jerryking
Rape and Justice in the Civil War - NYTimes.com
April 25, 2013, 6:52 pm 29 Comments
Rape and Justice in the Civil War
By CRYSTAL N. FEIMSTER
Civil_War  the_South  sexual_assault  history 
april 2013 by jerryking
This madness must end : Kaieteur News
November 27, 2012 | By KNews | Filed Under Editorial
sexual_assault  Guyana 
december 2012 by jerryking
First the women are raped, then they are jailed, fined - The Globe and Mail
KATHARINE HOURELD

BENDISI, SUDAN — Special to The Globe and Mail

Published Saturday, Mar. 05 2005
sexual_assault  Sudan 
august 2012 by jerryking
Panic in the blackboard jungle
January 12, 2008 | G&M pg A 23 | Margaret Wente
Margaret_Wente  TDSB  guns  gangs  sexual_assault  race  parenting 
august 2012 by jerryking
In Messy Strauss-Kahn Case, a Glimpse of a Working Justice System - NYTimes.com
August 23, 2011, 9:14 am
In Messy Strauss-Kahn Case, a Glimpse of a Working Justice System
By CLYDE HABERMAN
Dominique_Strauss-Kahn  justice  sexual_assault  justice_system 
august 2011 by jerryking
Strauss-Kahn Prosecution Said to Be Ending - NYTimes.com
By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM, JOHN ELIGON and JIM DWYER
Published: August 22, 2011
Dominique_Strauss-Kahn  sexual_assault  legal_strategies 
august 2011 by jerryking
Nafissatou Diallo Sues Strauss-Kahn - NYTimes.com
By WILLIAM K. RASHBAUM and JOHN ELIGON
Published: August 8, 2011
The hotel housekeeper who has accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually
assaulting her has sued him in State Supreme Court in the Bronx. ...The
timing of the lawsuit was unusual for cases that also involve criminal
prosecutions; typically, accusers will wait until a criminal matter is
resolved before proceeding with a civil action. ...A lawyer for the
housekeeper, Nafissatou Diallo, indicated in court papers that he was
prepared to introduce testimony from other women who say they were
attacked by Mr. Strauss-Kahn in “hotel rooms around the world,” and in
apartments specifically used by him “for the purpose of covering up his
crimes.”
legal_strategies  Dominique_Strauss-Kahn  sexual_assault 
august 2011 by jerryking
Maid Likely to Be Focus in Strauss-Kahn Defense - WSJ.com
MAY 31, 2011By SEAN GARDINER.Maid Likely to Be Focus
Strauss-Kahn Defense Teams Gears Up to Challenge Credibility of Hotel Worker
legal_strategies  sexual_assault  Dominique_Strauss-Kahn  chambermaids 
may 2011 by jerryking
The chambermaid’s ordeal never ends - The Globe and Mail
LYSIANE GAGNON | Columnist profile | E-mail
From Monday's Globe and Mail
Published Monday, May. 30, 2011
sexual_assault  Dominique_Strauss-Kahn  New_York_City  Guinea  immigrants  Muslim  chambermaids 
may 2011 by jerryking
IMF head's NYC hearing delayed in sex assault case - The Globe and Mail
COLLEEN LONG
NEW YORK— The Associated Press
Published Sunday, May. 15, 2011
IMF  Dominique_Strauss-Kahn  sexual_assault 
may 2011 by jerryking
No, sheik, sorry isn't good enough | The Australian
| November 01, 2006 Article from: The Australian by Janet Albrechtsen
meat  Australia  Muslim  clerics  sexual_assault 
february 2009 by jerryking

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